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190912 alliesand morrison_jobacon_beijingdesignweek

Jo Bacon on the topic of ‘Women, Architecture and Urbanism’ as part of Design China Beijing this past autumn. Part of Beijing Design Week, the design fair showcases international as well as local design brands at the National Agricultural Exhibition Centre and is attended by local built environment professionals.

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190912 alliesand morrison_jobacon_beijingdesignweek

  1. 1. What does it take to deliver complex projects for the UK’s top clients? Talk at Beijing Design Week: Women, Architecture and Urbanism Jo Bacon, Partner 14 Sep 2019 SLIDESHARE Allies and Morrison
  2. 2. ALLIES AND MORRISON
  3. 3. Individual Projects City
  4. 4. Canada United States UK Ireland Nigeria Kenya India Singapore Qatar Oman Abu Dhabi Germany Netherlands Italy Malawi Scandinavia Russia Malaysia South Korea
  5. 5. 19881988
  6. 6. 20162017
  7. 7. rchitecture In profession AJ100
  8. 8. Recruitment Retention Progression
  9. 9. Gender Pay Gap Why the gender pay gap matters More than an issue of fairness and equality, but an issue of good business sense. Research shows that organisations which have different perspectives are more creative and innovative.1 Highly inclusive organisations are 120% more capable of meeting Financial goals and generate 1.4 times revenue. Businesses that are more diverse increase their cash flow.2 Gender diversity has been found to provide a competitive edge and companies in the top quartile for gender or racial/ethnic diversity are have better financial returns among their national industry means.3 Closing the overall gender pay gap in work, has the potential to Create an extra £150 billion on top of business-as-usual GDP forecasts to 2025.4 1. Tanya Castell of Changing the Chemistry: https://www.parliament.scot/parliamentarybusiness/CurrentCommittees/105452.aspx#_ftn29 2. Maverick Research: Embrace Inclusion to Improve Team Performance https://www.gartner.com/doc/3803478?ref=mrktg-srch 3. Vivian Hunt, Dennis Layton, Sara Prince (2015), Why Diversity Matters, McKinsey & Company: https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/organization/our-insights/why- diversity-matters 4. The Power of Parity: Advancing Women’s Equality in the United Kingdom https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/gender-equality/the-power-of-parity-advancing-womens- equality-in-the-united-kingdom
  10. 10. The RIBA is committed to making the profession more diverse and inclusive. Closing the Gender Pay Gap is an important part of that work. By signing up to the #CloseTheGap Pledge, practices demonstrate their commitment to improving gender diversity, broadening access to the profession and ensuring that career prospects and progression are independent of gender, race, background or any aspect of an individual’s identity. By signing up to this pledge practices are committing to: •Operate fair, equal and unbiased recruitment and promotion procedures •Support flexible working patterns and a healthy work-life balance •Introduce greater transparency in pay and reward processes •Ensure equal opportunities for career progression •Promote equal opportunities to represent the profession at industry events •Appoint a Diversity Champion or Taskforce •Take targeted evidence-based action and monitor and evaluate progress •Share knowledge, information and best practice with the RIBA Sign up to the pledge here – www.architecture.com/knowledge-and-resources/knowledge-landing- page/gender-pay-gap-pledge #CloseTheGap – Pledge
  11. 11. Sidgwick masterplan Cambridge
  12. 12. Montage of Foster Stirling Martin
  13. 13. Montage of Foster Stirling Martin
  14. 14. Faculty of English, Cambridge
  15. 15. Institute of Criminology, Cambridge
  16. 16. 100 Bishopsgate location
  17. 17. view from north-west
  18. 18. 100 Bishopsgate, London
  19. 19. 100 Bishopsgate, London
  20. 20. Regent Street masterplanP I C C A D I L L Y
  21. 21. Beijing 2008 London 2012
  22. 22. A_Z MAP OF FESTIVAL HALL
  23. 23. London 2012 RIBA Award 2013
  24. 24. A_Z MAP OF FESTIVAL HALL
  25. 25. Central St Martin’s: Stanton Williams Four St Pancras Square: Eric Parry Gasholder: Wilkinson Eyre Tapestry: Niall McLaughlin Architects

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